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Kung Fu Canyon

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Kung Fu Canyon  

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Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 13, 2009

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This rocky canyon is yet another way to approach Conquest Ridge and the Year of the Cat Gully as well as the Shangri-La Valley and is home to a number of quality boulders and problems scattered about it's reaches.

Some of the better problems here include Jet Li (V0), Kung Fu Grip (V3), Game of Death (V4), Mortal Kombat (V5), Enter the Dragon (V5), Roll the Bones (V6), The One (V6) and Paper Dragon (V10).

Getting There 

Hike the main trail past the Flash Gordon and Trailside Boulders and turn right just past the House Boulder to enter the Canyon proper. Approach time is 15-20 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.9 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Kung Fu Canyon:
The One   V6 7A     Boulder, 8'   The All Day Boulder
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Featured Route For Kung Fu Canyon
Wu Tang Clan (V1), Tramway

Wu Tang Clan V1 5  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : The All Day Boulder
SDS right of a small tree at a right-slanting crack and make a long reach to edges then straight up the bulging face on sidepulls, edges and slopers. Can be done from a standing start at V-easy. * This problem isn't listed in the Tram Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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House Boulder, Tramway
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By C Miller
Jul 28, 2009
Incorrectly called the Trailside Kingdom by the 5-Star-Bouldering guidebook.
Jul 29, 2009
Had the (5 Star) author bothered to contact ANY locals, she may have gotten some real info. Instead, she just lifted it all from Dr. Topos.
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